Hardik Pandya Wiki/ Biography
Hardik Pandiya full name is Hardik Himanshu Pandya. His family nickname is Himanshu which his father used to call him with this name. Hardik Pandya is talented young Indian all-rounder cricketer from Surat, Gujarat, India. He was born on October 11, 1993. His nickname is Harry. He is a very passionate cricketer and famous for his big hitting and fearless attitude. His Jersey number is #228. He is a very handsome young guy with 6 ft in height and 68 Kg approx. weight. Hardik Pandya net worth in 2019 is $1.5 million.
He has so many tattoos on his body, and the favorite one is “Time is Money” on his arm. His close friends in the team are Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan. His teammates also call him “Rockstar.” He has been featured in various Indian Magazines such as Maxim India, India, etc. Due to his attitude and unique style especially his hairstyle he has been a favorite of the brands. Hardik has been associated with many prominent brands including Gulf Oil, Star Sports, Gillette, Zaggle, and Sin Denim.
Other basic facts
- Age (as in 2019): 25 years
- Hometown: Surat, Gujarat
- Zodiac sign: Libra
- Hair color: Black
- Eye Colour: Dark Brown
- Body Measurements: chest – 40 inches; Waist – 30 inches; Biceps – 14 inches
- Height:183 cm or 6′ 0″ inches or 1.83 m
- Weight: almost 75 kgs or 165 lbs
- Nickname: Harry
- Jersey Number: 228
- International Debut: ODI debut – 16 October 2016 v New Zealand; Test debut – 26 July 2017 v Sri Lanka; T20 debut – 26 January 2016 v Australia
- Net Worth(Approx): $1.5 million
- Salary: Retainer Fee – ₹50 lakh; IPL Fee – ₹11 crore; Test Fee – ₹15 lakh; ODI Fee – ₹6 lakh; T20 Fee – ₹3 lakh
Hardik Pandya Education
It is hard to believe that MI star came from a modest background. The cricketer himself disclosed that his family has financial issues at the beginning of his cricketing career. He dropped out his school during the 9th standard.
Hardik has a passion of becoming a cricketer. So, to avoid any distraction, he quit his education, only because to focus on achieving his dream that he would become a well-known cricketer. And, he achieves his goal to make his dream true. And now Hardik is considered as one of the best well-known youngest and great all-rounders in world-wide.
Hardik Pandya Family
Hardik Pandya is a younger brother of Krunal Pandya. And he is also a cricketer in India. Hardik doesn’t have a financially strong background. Financially weak, they live in Gorwa in a rented apartment. His father has sacrificed a lot for his cricket career. His father is an eager lover of a cricketer. When he was just five, his family moved to Gorwa, Baroda and his father took him to a famous cricket academy named Kiran More International Academy in Baroda, along with his brother Krunal Pandya, who was seven years old at that time.
Hardik Pandya Girlfriends/ Affairs
Hardik has always been in the news for his several affairs with Bollywood celebrities. He is currently dating a Bollywood celebrity Alli Avarm. The news of Hardik Pandya and Elli Avram relationship is making headlines for some time, but they have not accepted the rumor about their relationship yet. Before Elli Avram, he was dating a Model Lisha Sharma, but later he gives this statement that he is not in a relationship and he wants to focus on his career.
Hardik Pandya Net Worth
Hardik Pandya net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.
Hardik Pandya Career
Hardik Pandya’s passion for cricket is matchless. He has been playing domestic cricket since 2013 for the team Baroda. He played his first International match against Australia. He has been considered as a key contributing player in countless matches for Indian Team where his fearless attitude of smashing boundaries had led India to win. He is a famous player of the IPL breed. His T20 debut was against Sri Lanka in which he took 2 wickets. At the age of 22, He made his Twenty 20 International debut for the Indian team back in the year 2016 against Australia, which India had a victory of 3-0.
His debut was extremely impressive, and after that, he becomes an important member of the Indian team and also selected for T20 World Cup, in which India lose against West Indies in the semi-final, which meant in dropping him from the team. However, when he returned, he makes his ODI debut against New Zeeland where he again impressed everyone with remarkable performance as an all-rounder. In 2015, Indian Premier League season, he tried to score 21 runs off 8 balls. Also, he has taken three critical catches for Mumbai Indians, which helped them get a victory against Chennai Super Kings.
After making his IPL debut in 2015 for Mumbai Indians, he has gone on to make himself as one of the mainstays when it comes selecting a fast bowling All-rounder. He has earned fame recently for his match-finishing abilities.
Hardik Pandya Memorable Innings
One of his most amazing innings was against Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy Finals. Though India lost the match, his innings were adored by everyone. Another most amazing performance was in ICC T20 World Cup against Bangladesh. Although, Bangladesh only needed 2 runs to win off 3 balls. But, Hardik took 3 wickets that include 2 catches and a run-out, which result in the victory of India.
Hardik Pandya Biggest Achievements
- He was the top scorer in 2016 Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty 20 Tournament with 377 scores.
- He became the Man of Match in his One Day International debut.
- The fastest ever half-century, in ICC Championship Trophy Final.
Hardik Pandya Debut
Hardik a passionate young man, with his dedication and passion for cricket started his test cricket against Srilanka in July 2017. That was his first match of test series where he played good and made his position strong. His first debut in the one-day international cricket was against NewZealand in Oct 2016, and when we look back to his T20 international, he played against Australia at Adelaide in Jan 2016.His debut in T20 in Ahmedabad where Mumbai played against Baroda.
Some Rare Known Facts about Hardik Pandya
- His first trainer Kiran More knew his financial position, and he didn’t even charge a single penny from him for three years of span.
- Due to his appearance and personality people mistakenly recognized as West Indian.
- John Wright was the first person who has seen a future star in him, and he believed in his talent and introduced him to IPL in 2015.
- Hardik is not an educated person he even not done his Matriculation due to his passion for cricket.
- It is believed by Indian top-ranked cricket players that Hardik will very soon touch the height of his career.